Dr. Jodie Burchell is the Developer Advocate in Data Science at JetBrains, and was previously the Lead Data Scientist in audiences generation at Verve Group Europe. After finishing a PhD in Psychology and a postdoc in biostatistics, she has worked in a range of data science and machine learning roles across search improvement, recommendation systems, NLP and programmatic advertising. She is also the author of two books, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to Ggplot2" and "The Hitchhiker's Guide to Plotnine", and writes a data science blog.
Do you feel like your data science code is horribly inefficient, but you don’t know how to make things faster? Fear not! In this talk, we’ll speed up some common operations using tricks from linear algebra - all within the comfort of the Python ecosystem.